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UK data for “Wave 2” shows that the relationship between cases and deaths is broken as the mortality rate remains very low. There is very limited conversion of covid cases to mortality.

…It is also difficult to see how there can be a lagged effect. It raised fundamental questions of a political overreaction, leading to a worsening of the UK’s economy. It is time to relax, free up and let people get back to enjoying their freedom.

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2-year Brexit extension costs U.K. £380bn, with more than half from deregulation – although Tories have not taken any steps to do so – so unclear how it will be achieved by within two years…

…the paper just represents another attempt at describing the size of the unicorn, but dealing with real life…like everything else on Brexit… Click to access CBP-Brexit_delayed_is_Brexit_Denied_.pdf

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Coronavirus Response Boris Johnson’s government keeps promising to “Get Brexit Done,” even as the deadly pandemic ravages the country.

“Yet, as several other nations tackle the pandemic in more effective ways, British exceptionalism has collided with reality. It was the government’s decision to listen to a small handful of British scientists, after all, that may have prevented the UK from ramping up its testing at a critical juncture in the pandemic.” https://www.thenation.com/article/world/brexit-infected-britain-coronavirus/

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